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get on the ground right now. on the ground! on the ground! is there anybody else in the car? >> no. >> do not move! >> you are looking at the very tense ending to a dangerous high-speed chase. this hot pursuit reached speeds of 80 miles per hour. good evening i'm vanessa welch. >> i'm mark ockerbloom. investigators say the young man behind the wheel blew through stop signs and traffic lights. as you can it ended with a bang. police say he put lives at risk whipping through streets and endsed here on mammoth road in wyndham, new hampshire. new tonight or ted daniel heard the crash right outside her window. ted d police say why this guy too many off on them? >> reporter: mark and vanessa, the police supervisor i spoke with did not know for sure but she says this guy was drunk and driving on a suspended license. she suspects he ran simply
he'd be going to jail. >> reporter: all over the road and all over this dash cam video 22-year-old justin some behind the wheel of the white sedan. pelham police officer adam sissell in the cruiser. around 3:30 in the morning the two officer were parked near the mcdonald's en route 38. >> they were talking a vehicle was travelling fast up the road and they noticed that the vehicle went into the break stopping the lieutenant says he hit the gas and hit it hard. he is seen travelling at speeds of more than 80 miles per hour through a red light and stop sign. >> reckless to say the least. he is very lucky that there were no cars coming around corners. >> reporter: as the chase enters the neighboring town of wyndham the officer calls off the pursuit for his safety and the safety of others on the road.
the car a clean get away not even close. watch what happened right here? >> reporter: a wyndham homeowner who asked that we use only her voice says the crash woke her up. >> all of a sudden i heard brakes and a loud boom. >> stop, get on the ground right now. on the ground. on the ground. is there anybody else in the >> no. >> do not move! >> reporter: so he is from nearby hudson, new hampshire, he racked up a number of charges including aggravated d.u.i., i'm told after he was taken into custody he repeatedly apologized for leading police on that wild chase. reporting live tonight in pelham, flampz, i'm ted daniel, fox 25 news. the dash cam video is worth watching.
the entire clip we have it on fox25boston.com. you will find the story right on the home page. now to the news track on the powerful hurricane roaring through the caribbean and take aim at florida. this here is the latest satellite image. you see florida to the top left of the screen. fox 25 storm tracker chief meteorologist kevin lemanowicz is here. what do you think matthew will do next? >> well, no doubt it's going towards florida. florida is in the danger zone for this. we know the bahamas are now. i want to show you a couple things. you will see the center of it it's moving from right in there and comes this way. up here is a populated island in the bahamas that's headed that direction. let me widen up. there's florida, there's nassau certainly is a popular place in the bahamas to go to as well. here's one of our computer models this is a high resolution rapid refresh model not really made for tropical systems but it gives us a clue to what might be happening here. strengthening you can see
more in a northwesterly direction toward just north of miami on that trajectory. now the track has been jogging farther and farther west with each computer model run that we've seen. the latest track takes this category three storm this will be updated within the hour from the national hurricane center and pushes it towards nassau but notice coming in this direction that computer model i just showed you was a little farther over here. if it continues to jog to the west that's big trouble for florida. check this out. the last computer runs spotted very close to coastline. if it goes a little farther west we're talking right on the coastline. >> kevin, this track that you have just showed has hurricane matthew taking a very dramatic turn a u-turn how common is that turn and do you think florida could get hit twice by this storm? >> it's not all that common certainly not as strong as this storm as this one. there are at least four that have had a looped attack like this unesther off the
is ivan that happened in 2004. this one came from the south up through alabama, made its way into the mid-atlantic remember it was a hurricane at one time a cat five hurricane, by the way, then it weakened as it came over the atlantic ocean came down to florida and made landing fall again. but in just twice this one went three times all the way over to the texas louisiana border. by then just a tropical depression but it had restrengthened to some degree. while it seems strange i know you see deloop you think can it really happen? yes, it has happened before. >> you at home can track hurricane matthew itself. you can get custom forecasts for your neighborhood from our team of experts. the fox 25 storm tracker weather app is free to download on any device. >> route 140 is open. this is breaking at 4:00. police tell fox 25 this black transport van and this red s.u.v. were involved in the crash on main street.
the van and the s.u.v. officers say there were no serious injuries. a tractor-trailer hit and killed a man riding a bicycle in one of cambridge's most dangerous intersectionses for cyclists. fox 25's malini basu is live near porter square. malini, people there are shaken up and calling for change tonight. >> they really are, vanessa. for the last five minutes or so we have just learned the victim's name. he's a 60-year-old man of lexington. he was the man killed in the crash. that crash ha this busy area. there are flowers left. >> the motorcycle lying on the ground. >> reporter: the look on kathleen o'brien's face says a lot. she's shaken up after seeing the aftermath of the bicycle crash in porters square where one man was killed by an 18 wheeler. >> saw the bicycle underneath the track. >> reporter: it happened at
avenues around 8:30 this morning. >> the whole road has been blocked off as if it was on a cop show. it was either withy in that all traffics stopped. >> reporter: the driver out of connecticut stayed on scene. >> saw the orange aprons and i knew something terrible had happened. >> reporter: fellow cyclists were so upset they met at the bourbon coffee shop to talk about their feelings. they being on the road there are concerns about the safety of riding in cambridge streets. >> reporter: fox 25 pulled a crash history for the intersection. between 2005 and 2014, there were 141 bicycle crashes with 95 injuries. there were no fatal. >> it's just too many it's just too many, frustrating. it's frustrating. >> ride our bikes our primary way of getting around town. >> reporter: it's unclear
demand change. >> it's just a small fact. >> reporter: in the meantime folks in cambridge are sending prayers to the cyclist killed. a man who was just riding his bike. >> man, i am sorry. i am sorry. i think somebody failed you. >> reporter: so again within last couple minutes we just learned the name of the victim he his name is bernard levin. still at this hour it's unclear whose fault it was. but tonight we know no charges have been fimpd we're working to get more details about the victim and exactly who he is. we'll have that for you at 11:00. for now live in cambridge, malini basu, fox 25 news. >> we have more details sounkding that hectic police scene in roslindale last night two. men police say tried to rob and kill undercover cops appeared in court today. here they are prosecutor
tried to rob the undercover officers who they had previously sold heroin to. here is skyfox's view of the scene last night. the meet up was supposed to be a firearm exchange but investigators say almost immediately the two suspects pulled guns on the officer. several shots were fired but no one was hurt. gonzalez and cologne were bothard. bail set at half a million amendment both in court at the end of the month. a teenager accused of you murder will not be getting out of jail any time soon. this i 19-year-old isaiah tejada's court appearance this morning. police say he robbed 30-year-old lewis at home and shot and killed him. here is skyfox's view of the scene. tejada's attorney told a very different story in court today and said his client was actually the victim. >> mr. tejada told the police i was robbed and i shot the intruder. he chose to waive his right
>> reporter: a judge ordered tejada held without bail. he will be back in court in november. also aaron hernandez he is getting ready to go to trial on a double murder. here's hernandez in court today. the trial is scheduled to start in february. hernandez is charged with killing two men after a fightity boston nightclub in 2012. prosecutors say he shot and killed daniel de abreu after one spilled a drink on hernandez. the former tight end is already serving a life lloyd in 2013. he will be back in court december 7th . another shake-up in governor charlie baker's administration. tonight two staffers are off the job. jared was fired his cousin michael resigned. governor baker says they were involved in a scandal showing staffers from d.c.r. retaliated against a co-worker whose finacee planned to run for office in an attempt to unseat a republican senator.
kinds of the activity that have been associated with either this investigation or some of the stuff that's been reported on with respect to the misuse of state property and all the rest. we will deal with that and deal it with aggressively. >> the governor also admitted that the investigation into the alleged political retaliation took too long. baker said to expect more changes in d.c.r. leadership. >> right now the red sox are in cleveland preparing for tomorrow night's playoff game against the indas. we sent butch stearns to hang out with the team and the sox are ready to hit the reset button. >> reporter: here in cleveland it's a brand new season for the red sox. the ortiz celebrations, the 11 game september winning streak all a thing of the past. october baseball means it's time to flip the switch. >> all the numbers go back to zero it's almost like a reset button. >> it's a reset button. everything's reset. all of the stuff that you
anymore. >> the season's gone now it's back to baseball. we are doing what we have to do to advance these out. >> everybody is watching i grew up watching it was a loose red sox team that worked out here in cleveland on wednesday. they finished the year losing five of their last six but that doesn't matter anymore. bit it is a big boston sports week here in cleveland. red sox teams thursday and friday then on sunday tom brady makes his long awaited return. from the heart of the boston sports team, cleveland, ohio, with the red sox in the playoffs i'm butch stearns. >> cannot wait butch, thank you. tonight a story about a dog who was attacking people and terrorizing a
10:00 serious steps the city's mayor is willing to take to make sure no one else falls victim to this dangerous dog. disturbing allegation surrounding yahoo!. the special access the internet giant gave the government taking the privacy out of personal e-mails. first a local firefighter gets fired. new at 10:00 hey how's it going, hotcakes? hotcakes. this place has hotcakes. so why aren't they selling like hotcakes?
lost his job. >> reporter: new at 10:00 we are learning there's some relief coming with this final decision. fox 25's crystal haynes is here with a story you will see only on fox. >> reporter: now the town says they've done everything they can to resolve alston's claims including training for the fire department staff and mediation with him. today, he sat down with me hours after the town's vote to fire him and says that this move is retaliation for his coming forward with claims of racism. for former brookline firefighter gerald alston the last years have been -- >> they've been hell. >> reporter: fox 25 looks into alton's claims of racism after his superior officer left this voice mail while alston was on medical leave. he filed complaints pender was promoted and honored at the white house during the six year long investigation into that and other claims
alston filed a civil suit along with five other employees against the town claiming incidents of racism and racial bias. last week, part of that complaint was dismissed with a recommendation by the judge to appeal and today -- >> this is not justice. >> reporter: alston was terminated from the fire department in a hearing before the select board in front of family and supporters. this video taken of the meeting. the town tells fox 25 "mr. alston and his attorneys unwillingness to work with the town has made juncture that there is nothing further the town can do to facilitate mr. alston's return to work as a firefighter." i sat down with alston hours after the board's decision. in a news release to fox 25 brookline town council joslyn murphy says three evaluations found alston unfit for duty because of threats he made about workplace violence.
person that i worked with said anything. >> reporter: the town also claims alston refused to submit the further psychiatric treatment and random drug screenings even after they say he used cocaine before going out on medical leave. what about this substance abuse claims on your part he's using cocaine. >> i want people to look at the medical reports. i have nothing to hide and i'm not doing this just for me, i'm people and anybody else that comes after me it's not right. it's not right. >> reporter: fox 25 has requested complete copies of alston's evaluations and any findings used in the investigation and have only received partial records. then there's the issue of alston's leave during this investigation. he's reportedly been on unpaid administrative leave since october 2014. more on that at 11:00 and
the superior officer who sparked all of this. i'm crystal haynes, fox 25 news. the attorney for the whom brought concerns about a popular police chief to the city of gloucester says he wants to now bring the same concerns to the district attorney. fox 25 has learned he wants to meet with the d.a. so 73 there are grounds for a criminal case. as we reported gloucester fire and police chief the mayor said the chief lied about and destroyed evidence in an internal investigation. the city was investigating after the woman went to fear for her safety. the chief's attorney called the whole thing a witch-hunt. the district attorney's office had no comments at this time. they show support for a new hampshire man who could be kicked out of the country after a criminal investigation -- conviction. fox 25's kathryn burcham was in court today as his supporters tried convince a judge to let him out on
>> noah blackstein: a manchester, new hampshire, high school graduate and standout and bank employee are shocked after his sudden detainment by i.c.e. as a priority criminal alien. >> he's american. he's -- >> i know his brother says his family came to the u.s. from colombia and the brothers were granted permission to stray under a federal act called deferred action for childhood arrival. >> basically people who were here who were volition they can get help. >> reporter: but that status can be threatened by criminal behavior including his conviction for driving under the influence. in march bedford police say anoah had a 1.5 blood alcohol after being pulled over for swerving across the road. friends call it a mistake one he's paid for with fines and counselling. but the u.s. government considers it dangerous behavior and has placed a noah's immigration under review which immigration
>> the judge doesn't take lightly the conviction what happened. >> reporter: anoah's friends filled a courtroom today after rallying support to get him released on bail. they hope to convince a judge the man they know and love is worth giving a second chance. >> he did make a mistake but i just believe he's a good person at heart. i know from firsthand experience. >> reporter: the judge says he will take the community support under whether or not to set him free. in new hampshire, i'm kathryn burcham, fox 25 news. right now crew is racing to disinfect an entire school. >> ahead at 10:00 a concerning infection found spreading through students. first we told you about the massive hack attack on yahoo! e-mail accounts that compromised
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resigned last year in protest of the program. new rules are coming from money sharing apps like venmo and google play they use the apps for splitting a dinner check with friends to paying ren. now the consumer financial protection bureau is stepping in with new regulations for the money sharing apps. the new rules require companies to clearly spell out any fees or charges. and there will also be new rules to project to you are why money from fraudulent transactions or theft. >> one chink in the armor they are on the inside of all your financial workings and it's risky. >> the new rules are part of a larger effort to regulate prepaid credit cards, paypal and google oppose the regulations. they say unlike prepaid cards consumers rarely prefund apps and usually don't keep money on them. a dream vacation is quickly turning into a nightmare. passengers on board the carnival cruise ship pride were supposed to leave baltimore for the bahamas on saturday. but because of hurricane
york city and canada instead. then when the ship docked in manhattan passengers were told the plans were changing again they would be staying in new york. it was not received well. >> we all have bathing suits, flip-flops i'm -- i love new york, it's a beautiful city, but i didn't pay $3,000 to sit in a port for 48 hours. >> reporter: carnival cruise line says they have to keep the ship out of harm's way they're enjoyable experience. can you imagine. >> say the word voucher. as i said earlier there's no onion sandwiches being passed around just yet and the facilities still work. >> and at least they're on vacac. right now crews are disinfecting an entire school after making a concerning discovery inside. >> the health scare that has the school revisiting its policy for a dangerous
surprise when he looked at the hospital bill. why he was charged money for snuggling with his new child. we're tracking hurricane matthew awaiting late word from the hurricane center on how strong it is right now with
that eye reappearing it's likely kathy: it goes by so fast. kate: one day you're a kid - and the next... kelly: ...you're raising your own little girl. kelly: growing up, i watched my mom work so hard. through challenges and struggles, she made our lives better. she's my inspiration in the senate - medicare, protecting our environment, or helping make college more affordable... she taught me that with hard work... kate: you can do anything? kathy: anything. kate: my mom taught me that too. kelly: i'm kelly ayotte, and i approved that message. if you want to sell your car carmax will give you seven days to consider their offer. why seven days? science. join me as we walk through the seven stages of decisioning. 1. consideration.
?? dylan: anybody can do parkour. our whole aim with the gym is to get people moving, and want to have people understand that you own a body. we can do some crazy things with it. having blue cross blue shield, i've always felt comfortable being able to try something that i might not know if i'm going to land, because i've always had this security behind me. my name is dylan. i own hub parkour training center and blue cross blue shield has me. joe plaia: every three days, someone in new hampshire is killed with a gun. mothers, sons, friends. and yet kelly ayotte continues to play political games instead of making new hampshire safer. when she has the chance to strengthen background checks, she voted no, backing the washington gun lobby instead. then - on a bill to keep suspected terrorists from getting guns, ayotte flip flopped. kelly ayotte's become another typical washington politician and that puts us all at risk. narrator: independence usa pac is responsible for the
tonight we are learning more about a dangerous diagnosis at a local school. >> officials in westford academy are warning parents that some students have been diagnosed with mrsa and staph infects. fox 25's jim morelli is live outside the school where crews are disinfecting the building. jim? >> reporter: yeah, mark, we don't know how many students are affected here or who they are but i d a student outside the school tonight. he tells me he does know of one student who was sickened by the mrsa bug and he's a football player. given how mrsa is transmitted and he's a football player one expert says is not surprising. an alarming notice from school officials tonight parents learning that some students at westford academy, the town's public high school, have become infected with the superbug mrsa. >> so mrsa stands --
shanoi at massachusetts general hospital spoke with fox 25 tonight by phone. >> the most common infection that it will cause is a skin and soft tissue type of infection. it can go to different places in the body, for example, to your lungs and cause pneumonia. >> reporter: no word on how serious the infections are at the high school but the letter from westford school officials suggest students involved in athletics are the primary focus of concern. westford academy will continue to disinfect locker rooms, g equipment. in addition all coaches are reviewing with their athletes the signs and symptoms as well as methods to prevent staph infections. athletes in particular athletes involved in contact sport are visible vulnerable -- especially vulnerable to mrsa infections because one of the chief ways it's spread is through skin to skin contact. >> so any sport that has lots of physical contact gives you opportunity for skin to skin contact. it's also activities where you could have minor cuts or
the mrsa bacteria can then get inside and cause the infection. the other thing about sports is they share a lot of common equipment so that equipment is not properly cleaned, can also be a source of spread. >> reporter: and personal hygiene is key to preventing mrsa infections even simple hand washing is a big help. now even though the bacteria is resistant there are other antibiotics that can arrest and treated because in a worst case scenario mrsa infections even in young healthy people can be lethal. live in westford, jim morelli, fox 25 news. >> in the past half hour we have learned the identity of the cyclist hit and killed by an 18 wheeler in cambridge this morning. the victim is 60-year-old bernard from lexington. we will bring the story live at the top of the hour. plus, the health warning about a popular teething
items off the shelves tonight. justified talked extensively on facebook live about the hurricane that's going through the bahamas right now threatening the southeastern u.s. let's start with our forecast here. temperatures outside right now already into the low 40s. i promised during the newscast tends to be a cooler spot and it will be tonight. there will be some 30s metro west and beyond under these clear sk around in southeastern massachusetts where it will stay in the upper 40s to low 50s. you get low 40s and some upper 30s as well. boston will stay in the 40s tonight for a low temperature. a little early morning fog will develop in that cool air. that burns off quickly tomorrow you get some sunshine you will have that for the afternoon. real nice looking day coming up for you. going to be bright and beautiful all afternoon. high temperatures in the 60s here in cape cod. gets in the low 70s on the south shore. you go to the north and west
the mid-70s in the merrimack valleys. first pitch tomorrow evening it's not home i know it's in cleveland. the forecast for cleveland covered for you, too. clear skies 70? for game one the red sox visiting the indians. clear skies here friday morning, too. looking real nice to end your week. sunshine wall to wall on friday. hardly any clouds showing up in our future cast data. so let's take a look at matthew and how it could impact our weekend. it's impacting it indirectly. i'll explain. system going from here to here in the satellite loop and also the eye starting to reappear. when the eye clears out like that it means the storm is intensifying. think of an ice skater. so as it the clearing comes in although the arms get pulled in it goes fast sorry more intense storm. it's pushing off right now. i'll put an arrow on here for you. it goes from there to there. pointing and towards south
compelling so one of our other future cast models this is the high resolution rapid refresh model. just know that it's not typically used for tropical systems. it's more of a short-term model. but notice it goes right through the direction the arrow is pointing and points toward south florida not too far from miami with a very distinct eye. if that forecast comes to fruition then we'll have to look farther south for potential landfall already in the cone anyway. last check strong category three hurricane. notice going on eastern fringe that's a little farther east. if it does jog a little farther west as every model run has done in the last 24 even up to 36 hours, well then it would be a track that would bring it on shore. look how close it wants to come anyway. the category four storm. melbourne, florida up to cape canaveral to daytona beach, these areas have
landfall going back to 1851. can't say never going back through all of time on earth but through records through 1851 never seen landfall that strong there. by 2:00 in the afternoon friday so, friday morning is really the time this is coming at you. late tomorrow night into friday morning. churning up by the carolinas then spinning out to sea and southward. with a track like that it's being pushed to the south which means this is staying away us from. but it's being pushed by this cold front. th through new england in order to do that pushing and bring a line of some showers. clearing it out very quickly. you will see that on sunday. so the risk of showers on saturday from that front coming on through. a couple great days coming up. latest from the national hurricane center due any minute i'll be babe with that four coming up. >> all right, kev, we'll see you then. a dog is under quarantine after attacking four people. here's a look at the pet in question. ahead at 10:00 the serious step a local mayor is
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could be stolen by hackers or used against drivers in court cases. a long time project to transform kenmore square could finally get started more than a decade after it was first planned. developers originally envisioned building fenway center a mixed used complex and bridge 14 years ago. the $500 million price tag has delayed the project. tonight the developers presenting a plan to build the complex in two parts. they'll start with two apartment buildings before il the highway. methuen residents painted the town pink today to support people fighting breast cancer. the city is honoring breast cancer awareness month not only did city employees but the police department transfered some of the patrol cars today and made them pink as well. methuen's mayor says this cause really hits home for a lot of city employees. >> we've had some incidents here in our own city hall where people have had cancer, breast cancer as well and i'm aware of that.
>> the city raises money throughout the year for cancer research. they recently donated $6,000 to those affected by breast cancer. >> looking good. the boston marathon bombings shook our city to the core. next at 10:00, we are getting our first look at the trailer from the movie made about that tragic day at the finish line. a sneak peek at "patriots day" next." but first they look cute and
he wants that dog put down. >> reporter: this man's lower arm is bandaged up after he tried to separated his two dogs from this white husky leo. >> i went next to him and approached him he lawn latched down roar he's one of the lucky ones he didn't have to go to the hospital. police say leo attacked three other people, including a firefighter, an animal control officer and one of 75-year-old neighbors. all three required attention at good samaritan hospital. leo was eventually craptured is now quarantined inside brockton's animal control office. we tried to speak with leo's owners at their brian drive home but no one came to the door. they told us over the phone they no comment. brockton's mayor bill carpenter says the city recently cited the owners for not having leo properly licensed. the dog was eventually licensed september 30ing with the proof of a rabies vaccination. mayor carpenter made it
people in one day i've seen and heard enough in my mind the dog is dangerous and my hope will be that the owner of the dog will just work with us voluntarily sign over the dog and give permission for it to be euthanized. >> reporter: the firefighter and the animal control officer have been released from the hospital. the 75-year-old woman was still receiving treatment at the hospital this afternoon. the good news is all four victims suffered nonlife-threatening injuries. jason law, fox 25 news. >> cape cod man told police he tonight authorities need help tracking the suspect down. it happened tuesday at bayview beach. the 25-year-old victim took himself to the emergency room. he told police he teaked and robbed but could not tell offers exactly what happened. dozens of massachusetts service members will get a nice pay day. attorney general maura healy announced 150 active duty and retired service members will get a combined $300,000.
discounters reaped huge profits by targeting service members using an unfair business model. healy and attorneys general in 49 other states helped reach this settlement. images haunting. a world changed in an instant our city brought to its knees by an act of terror. tonight we are getting a first look at the movie on the marathon bombings. filming of "patriots day" wrapped up just four months ago. it filmed in quincy, cambridge and of course at line boylston. patriots day stars mark walhberg and the trailer strikes a very somber tone. take a look. hey, how many times you run this thing? >> boston 18, 23 overall.
university. the union says they're looking for two main things here. affordable healthcare and at least $35,000 a year in income. the negotiations started back in may and to avoid a strike. we spoke with the union's lead negotiator this morning. >> at a $40 billion institution workers shouldn't be making less than $35,000 a year. university that is the need to shift the cost of healthcare. >> students will continue to be fed. harvard's dining services website say the vast majority of dining halls will remain open although it doesn't say who will be serving the food. these picketers say they they will be out here as many days as it takes. a judge irnt gaed that voters not the courts will decide the fate of charter schools in the state. they challenge the state's cap on charter schools. the students lawyers argued
lost the lottery. but judge heidi brieger said they could not prove that. next month, voters will decide a ballot question that would let massachusetts add up to a dozen new or expanded charter schools. millions of children breathing in dangerous toxins in school. fox 25's george collie reveals a new study finding nearly one-third of all school age children could be exposed? >>. >> reporter: a new report finds dangerous toxins called p.c.b.s are present in thousands built or invade between 1950 and 1979 are affecting nearly 30% of the nation's school age populations. >> there may be as much as 26,000 schools across the country that were built during the time that p.c.b.s were being used and can affect as many as 14 million children. >> reporter: melanie finish said the manmade chemicals are often find in chalk and or -- >> they're a known danger
developmental i.q.s. >> reporter: the biggest problem is there are no regulations obligating schools to test for p.c.b.s so the full scope of the problem is unknown. >> parents have a lot of things that they already worry about when they're taking their kids to school and toxic chemicals reaching out of the walls really shouldn't be one of them. >> reporter: massachusetts senator ed markey says he's planning require schools to inspect and test for p.c.b.s and also notify faculty of neff potential problems at the school. will launch nationally this fam the company is called -- they created a peanut introduction kit for babies based on the idea that gradually introducing peanuts can help them avoid developing allergies later in life. the kid -- kit is already being used in 15 boston clinics and will be featured in clinics across the country next month. researchers at m.i.t.
deaths. researchers have created a gene therapy breakthrough which aims to
stop cancer cells from spreading. but it could be years before this therapy is available. m.i.t. is only testing it out on mice and needs more funding partners before it can be mass produced. this is a story you have to see. a marine lost all four limbs when a bomb exploded right next to him in again. -- afghanistan. boston surgeons performed a arm transplant on him. the pursue while holding his finacee's hand. >> why a father fo vo: kelly ayotte says she's on our side, but on our rights, she's squarely with donald trump: trump: planned parenthood should absolutely be defunded. vo: ayotte agrees, voting six times to do just that - defund planned parenthood. and both oppose our right to safe and legal abortion. ayotte: i certainly think that roe should be overturned... trump: ...there has to be some form of punishment. matthews: for the woman? trump: yeah, there has to be some form.
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businesses. the artist who made it says she is working on making a replacement bench. as expected the national hurricane center has come in with latested observations from major hurricane matthew coming northwest. the eye trying to become clear. it's kept at 115 miles per hour category three storm. this reported a wind gust up over 120 miles per hour has some reports over 140 miles per hour with a wind now this track is still coming towards florida. i will look at it a little more closely and have the full track in a few minutes at 11:00. your bus stop forecast chilly 40 with sunshine. see you at 11:00. >> a utah father found a surprise in the hospital bill after his son was born. >> there was a charge for briefly snug willing his newborn in the cliv delivery room. in the $13,000 invoice was a charge for $39.35 for skin to skin after c-section.
but it seemed ridiculous. he had no idea he had been charged for that. hospitals need bring in an extra nurse to supervise if a sedated mother chooses skin to skin contact after that baby is born. bizarre. >> yeah. strange charge. >> i think ought to take that one off. for mom and dad, congratulations. an american hero is getting second chance at life. he lost all four limbs when a homemade bomb exploded while serving our country in afghanistan. >> tonight that retired marine has two new arms after a ve done by boston surgeons. fox 25's elizabeth hopkins reveals the veteran case the best part of it is that he can hold finacee's hands. john peck is on the cusp of a dream. six years ago he was living a nightmare. he lost all of his limbs when he stepped on an explosive device in afghanistan. on this day he's beginning a new chapper. >> would i ever imagined being here?
day they can do that? >> reporter: a double arm transplanted is a rare procedure peck is not only fourth i have the performed by doctors at brigham & women's hospital. >> john is a great candidate for quite a number of reasons. he is young and it enthusiastic, and realistic about ways it will go. >> reporter: for years he used prosthetics new arms mean a new learning curve. >> i was right-handed before but with prosthetics i was left handed it's going to be a challenge, i think. >> reporter: but it's a challenge he can't wait to taken on. with property tell -- prosthetic hands he couldn't hold the hand of his finacee now he says he's most eager to get back into the kitchen. maybe a little too eager. >> as long as i can hold a knife i'm good if it's with my left hand or right hand. >> any time he says knife he has his eyebrows raised. >> reporter: the arm's
but the gift has made him more humble and grateful. >> i will continue to have a piece of this man with me till the day i die. i will remember his life and his selflessness and his gift. >> reporter: peck is from virginia. he'll now head to walter reed medical center to keep up with his physical therapy as he continues to heal. elizabeth hopkins, fox 25 news. the latest track is in. where hurricane matthew is heading next. how close it comes to florida and how that developing tonight, the teething tablet being pulled from shelves due to seizure risks. plus, a carron its roof. >> on the ground! is there anybody else in the car? >> we're showing you every twist and turn of the dramatic chase. >>ed and red sox have arrived in cleveland. >> we're going to be chomping at the bit to get back out there and start playing again. >> what to watch for as a quest for a world series title gets underway?
this is fox 25 news at 11:00. >> a gathering for someone they didn't even know. good evening everyone i'm mark ockerbloom. >> and i'm vanessa welch. cambridge is a tight-knit cycling community they're mourning the deadly crash that happened this morning. it hit them very hard. fox 25's melanie basin live in porter square. the district attorney identified the man who was killed. >> reporter: that's right, vanessa, and mark they did. within the last hour we've learned he is 60 bernard levins from electionton. tonight we spoke to so many cyclists that couldn't believe it. the man was just riding his bike over here. tonight you can see there's a small makeshift memorial for the 60-year-old. we now know the name of the man pinned under the tractor-trailer. bernard a 60-year-old man from lexington. >> we saw the cyclist lying on the ground. >> reporter: the look kathleen's face says a lot. these shaken up.